High Dividend Equities: Winning and Losing Stocks for Jan 5th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s market action in high dividend equities:

Gainers (%price change)

Whirlpool Corp (NYSE:WHR): The shares closed at $50.32, up $1.35, or 2.76%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.94, its payout ratio is 21.17 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/22.

Plum Creek Timber Co Inc (NYSE:PCL): The shares closed at $37.39, up $0.75, or 2.05%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.59, its payout ratio is 134.65 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/15.

Paychex Inc (NASDAQ:PAYX): The shares closed at $30.76, up $0.53, or 1.75%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.13, its payout ratio is 87.09 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/01.

M&T Bank Corp (NYSE:MTB): The shares closed at $79.23, up $1.2, or 1.54%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.59, its payout ratio is 48.21 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/24.

Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII): The shares closed at $16.53, up $0.25, or 1.54%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 5.9, its payout ratio is 127.68 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/08.

Losers (%price change)

SUPERVALU Inc (NYSE:SVU): The shares closed at $8.28, down $0.14, or 1.66%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.18 and its ex-date is 2012/02/28.

Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT): The shares closed at $80.07, down $0.84, or 1.04%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.02, its payout ratio is 36.64 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/28.

MeadWestvaco Corp (NYSE:MWV): The shares closed at $29.84, down $0.31, or 1.03%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 3.32, its payout ratio is 61.83 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/07.

Eli Lilly & Co (NYSE:LLY): The shares closed at $40.3, down $0.41, or 1.01%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 4.81, its payout ratio is 42.75 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/02/15.

RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NASDAQ:RRD): The shares closed at $15, down $0.13, or 0.86%, on the day. Its dividend yield is 6.87, its payout ratio is 96.71 and its ex-dividend date is 2012/01/24.